Holambra: Flowers & Windmill, The Little Piece Of Netherlands in Brazil

Holambra: Flowers & Windmill, The Little Piece Of Netherlands in Brazil

Escape the bustling city of São Paulo and discover scenic typical countryside landscapes on a full day guided tour to the little piece of Netherlands in Brazil, the town of Holambra.

Known for being the city of flowers and for its Dutch colonization, Holambra maintains much of the Dutch traditions, culture, cuisine and beautiful fields of production of flowers and ornamental plants that attracts visitors from all Brazil.

Located only about 120 km from São Paulo, the town is a good surprise for those who are willing to know its charms at any time of the year, but it gets even more vibrant with tourists in the month of September when springtime begins.

Tourists can spend the entire day touring around on walks, flower fields, pepper farm, windmills, parks, lakes, and dutch sweet shop. In addition, pay a visit to the Dutch immigration museum to understand a little more about the history of Dutch immigration in Brazil and to find out how the city of Holambra was founded.



Itinerary
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Stop At: Museu da Cultura e Historia de Holambra, Alameda Mauricio de Nassau 894 Centro, Holambra, State of Sao Paulo 13825-000 Brazil

Learn more about the history of Holambra, a city founded by the Dutch in 1948. The Museum tells everything about Dutch immigration and colonization through a large exhibition of photos, films and objects.

In the open air, old machinery and tractors are on display and as well as replicas of houses of when the city was founded.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Deck do Amor, Alameda Mauricio de Nassau, Holambra, State of Sao Paulo 13825-000 Brazil

The Deck of Love is inspired by a French tradition. The place serves as inspiration for couples in love and has a place where lovebirds can put a padlock with the couple's name on it.

As in Paris, the lovers throw away the padlock keys, in this case, at Lake Vitoria Regia. The act, according to tradition, symbolizes that lovers will be together forever.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Parque Van Gogh, Near Lago do Holandes, Holambra, State of Sao Paulo 13825-000 Brazil

In addition to the photogenic landscape, with nature and beautiful chalets, the Van Gogh Park also pays tribute to the artist with replicas of paintings by the Dutch painter.

Art exhibitions and cultural events are also part of the cultural space program.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Moinho Povos Unidos, Alameda Mauricio de Nassau, Holambra, State of Sao Paulo 13825-000 Brazil

The windmill is the city's postcard and receives many tourists all year round.

It's an exact copy of the famous and traditional Dutch windmills. It works just like in Netherlands by the force of the winds and grinding grains.

The Mill has 10 floors, 7 of which are open to visitors. It is 38 meters high. At the top there is a viewpoint, open on weekends, from where it is possible to have a privileged view of the city.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Campos das Rosas/ Macena Flores, R. Campo das Palmas, 1465-1641, Holambra - SP, 13825-000, Brazil

Visit a farm with a beautiful landscaping and open fields full of species of flowers that will make you dazzled. You’re going to be enchanted by the variety of flowers and the structure of this farm.

There is also a lake that gives it an even greater charm to the place.

• Enjoy a lot of nature.
• Stroll through the flower fields.
• Appreciate and contemplate several species of flowers.
• Take wonderful pictures.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pimentas Sítio Joeljer, Estrada do Bairrinho, S/N 27° 37'32.3"s 47° 05'35.5"w, Artur Nogueira - SP, 13160-000, Brazil

Peppers Sítio Joeljer is a unique place for pepper lovers to visit in Holambra and learn more about its cultivation and production.

The guided tasting allows you to differentiate each intensity of the peppers and because it does not have preservatives and additives, it preserves the natural flavor.

It's also possible to visit the pepper plantations, as they are planted and processed at the location.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Oma Beppie, Rua Campo de pouso, 1050 - Alameda Maurício de Nasau, 675 - centro, Holambra - SP, 13825-000, Brazil

Taste the typical Dutch stroopwafel that is a real success among visitors and very delicious! It's even worth taking as a souvenir to friends and relatives.

For those unfamiliar, it's a Dutch cookie with a recipe kept under lock by the baker who produces it.

You can find in flavors of caramel, coffee, chocolate, lemon and pineapple with ginger. All have a special touch of cinnamon.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Zoet en Zout, Rua Viela lantanas, 90 - Centro, Holambra - SP, 13825-000, Brazil

With a focus on Dutch pies and sweets, the Zoet en Zout confectionery works with high quality handmade products. The use of cloves, cinnamon, brown sugar and others selected ingredients guarantees the link with Dutch origins and the good level of European cuisine.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"The tour is totally private and exclusive for you and your group. No other person out of your group must join your tour, unless it's invited by you. The private tour is safer in terms of COVID-19 contagion as tourists hardly have closer contact with strangers."



Start Time: 7/29/2020 - 8/15/2023
Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
PICK-UP INFORMATION:
• Wherever place you specify at the time of the booking. As it’s a private tour, you choose the best pick-up point that suits your needs as long as it's within the city of São Paulo limits or its greater area.
• We DO NOT do pick-ups in the countryside area of the state of São Paulo.
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DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS:
• Wherever place you specify at the time of the booking. As it’s a private tour, you choose the best drop-off point that suits your needs as long as it's within the city of São Paulo limits or its greater area.
• We DO NOT do drop-offs in the countryside area of the state of São Paulo.
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AIRPORTS ARRIVAL INSTRUCTIONS:
• Once you have arrived at the airport there will be a member of our staff waiting for you at the arrivals area holding a clear sign with your name on it, they will then escort you to your waiting private transfer vehicle.
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HOTEL PICK-UP INSTRUCTIONS:
• As soon as the driver or tour guide arrives at your hotel, they get the front desk
to call you in the room in case you are not at the lobby.

Airports

  • Guarulhos Intl Airport, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo Brazil
  • Congonhas Airport, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo Brazil



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Transport by fully-equipped vehicles.
  • Any address pick-up and drop-off are included like hotel or airport
  • Private driver for groups bigger than 4 people, otherwise the guide drives the vehicle themselves.
  • VAT, all taxes, tolls, handling charges, parking fees during stops,
  • Entrance fees.
  • Entry/Admission - Museu da Cultura e Historia de Holambra
  • Entry/Admission - Moinho Povos Unidos
  • Entry/Admission - Campos das Rosas/ Macena Flores
  • Entry/Admission - Pimentas Sítio Joeljer

Not Included

  • Meals and drinks.
  • Tips. (optional).
  • Entry/Admission - Oma Beppie
  • Entry/Admission - Zoet en Zout

Facilities


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